The impact of COVID-19 on students living overseas can be significant. Contact the numbers below to find out what mental health help is available for students.
Staff members looking for advice to help a student, can call Psychology and Wellness on: 02 9348 0085 between Monday–Friday, 9am – 5pm.
If it is after hours, students and staff can call UNSW Mental Health Support, 5pm-9am:1300 787 026
International students, not in Australia, can call +61 2 89050307 anytime of the day or night (24/7)
Managing students in distress
Psychology and Wellness support staff in their work with students. Below are resources that staff can access to help them manage situations involving students in distress, or individuals displaying difficult behaviour. These resources are available as an initial point of reference. For further support, please contact Psychology and Wellness on 9385 5418 and ask to speak with a Counsellor for assistance and advice. Workshops and training are also run from time to time in these areas. Please contact reception for further details.
Support for staff
Are you a staff member who needs some support?
UNSW offers free, confidential counselling for staff through Benestar, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).